USS Rathburne (APD-25), 1944

USS Rathburne (APD-25), 1944
This picture shows the Wickes class destroyer USS Rathburne (DD-113) in camo measure 31 design 12T at the Puget Sound Navy Yard, Washington, on 16 June 1944. Note the extra boats carried in the fast transport configuration.
U.S. Destroyers: An Illustrated Design History, Norman Friedmann . The standard history of the development of American destroyers, from the earliest torpedo boat destroyers to the post-war fleet, and covering the massive classes of destroyers built for both World Wars. Gives the reader a good understanding of the debates that surrounded each class of destroyer and led to their individual features.
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (14 October 2017), USS Rathburne (APD-25), 1944 ,

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